Sunday, November 10

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6:00 – 10:00 a.m. Registration Peacock Foyer
6:00 – 7:00 a.m. Breakfast for All Attendees Chantilly Foyer
6:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. AAHKS and Guest Society Poster Exhibition Chantilly Ballroom
7:00 a.m. – 7:15 a.m. AAHKS Business Meeting
Business of the Association is conducted.
Trinity Ballroom
7:15 – 8:11 a.m. Session Seven: Non-Arthroplasty and Other Moderators:
John C. Clohisy, MD
Rafael J. SIerra, MD
7:15 a.m.
Paper #40
What Is the Impact of PAO Surgery on Patient Function and Activity Levels? Jeff R. Petrie, MD
Orlando, FL 
7:21 a.m.
Paper #41
Surgical Treatment of Femoroacetabular Impingement: A Minimum 10-Year Outcome and Risk Factors for Failure Hamed Vahedi, MD
Wayne, PA 
7:27 a.m.
Paper #42
Hip Arthroscopy for Patients with Persistent Pain following Periacetabular Osteotomy: No Significant Changes in Pre- and Postoperative Patient Reported Outcomes Mario Hevesi, MD
Rochester, MN 
7:33 a.m. Discussion
7:43 a.m.
Paper #43
Hemiarthroplasty vs. Total Hip Arthroplasty for Femoral Neck Fractures: 2010-2017 Trends in Complication Rates Juan C. Suarez, MD
Miami, FL 
7:49 a.m.
Paper #44
Patient and Surgeon Satisfaction with and Utility of Routine Follow-Up at One Year After Primary Total Hip and Total Knee Arthroplasty Ryan M. Nunley, MD
St. Louis, MO 
7:55 a.m.
Paper #45
Can an Outpatient Risk Assessment Tool Predict Who Needs Postoperative Hemoglobin Monitoring? John R. Martin, MD
Charlotte, NC 
8:01 a.m. Discussion
8:11 – 9:11 a.m. Symposium VII: Periprosthetic Infection: A Practical Case-Based Approach

  • Moderator and Introduction
    Fares S. Haddad, FRCS
  • Cementless Implant Within 4 Weeks of Surgery: What, When and How?
    Fares S. Haddad, FRCS
  • Established Polymicrobial Infection in Poor Host with a Discharging Sinus: An Update on Two-Stage Revision Technique
    Michael H. Huo, MD
  • Low-Grade Infection Two Years Post-Arthroplasty in a Good Host: Would You Consider Single-Stage Exchange?
    Thomas K. Fehring, MD
  • The Well-Fixed, Well-Functioning Implant with Hematogenous Infection: What Now? The Role of DAIR
    Thorsten M. Seyler, MD, PhD
  • Discussion
    All Faculty
Moderator: Fares S. Haddad, MD, FRCS
Thomas K. FehringMD
Michael H. Huo, MD
Thorsten M. Seyler, MD, PhD
9:11 – 9:16 a.m. The Hip Society Update Presented by:
Joshua J. Jacobs, MD
9:16 – 9:21 a.m. The Knee Society Update Presented by:
John J. Callaghan, MD
9:21 – 10:00 a.m. Session Eight: The Opioid Crisis Moderators:
C. Lowry Barnes, MD
Ryan M. Nunley, MD
9:21 a.m.
Paper #46
Opioid Use After Discharge Following Primary Unilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty: How Much Are We Over-Prescribing? Travis SScudday, MD
Irvine, CA 
9:27 a.m.
Paper #47
Education Increases Disposal of Unused Opioids After Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Cluster Randomized Trial Charles P. Hannon, MD
Chicago, IL 
9:33 a.m.
Paper #48
Is Preoperative Tramadol a Safe Alternative to Opioids in Total Knee Arthroplasty? David E. DeMik, MD
Iowa City, IA 
9:39 a.m.
Paper #49
The Effects of Opioid Use on Thromboembolic Complications, Readmission Rates and 90-Day Episode of Care Costs Nipun Sodhi, MD
New York, NY 
9:45 a.m.
Paper #50
Use of Tetrahydrocannabinol and Cannabidiol Products in the Perioperative Period Around Primary Unilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty and the Impact on Opioid Consumption Robert P. Runner, MD
Irvine, CA 
9:51 a.m. Discussion
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Symposium VIII: Adverse Local Tissue Reactions in Total Hip Arthroplasty: Who, When and How to Revise

  • Introduction
    Young-Min Kwon, MD, PhD
  • What Surgeons Need to Know About ALTR in THA
    Joshua J. Jacobs, MD
  • How to Interpret Metal Ions in ALTR
    Michael J. Taunton, MD
  • How Useful Is MARS MRI in Evaluating ALTR?
    Douglas E. Padgett, MD
  • What Are the Common Pitfalls and Pearls in Performing Revision Surgery for ALTR?
    Adolph V. Lombardi, MD
  • Discussion
    All Faculty
Moderator: Young-Min Kwon, MD, PhD
Joshua J. Jacobs, MD
Michael J. Taunton, MD
Douglas E. Padgett, MD
Adolph V. Lombardi, Jr., MD, FACS
11:00 – 11:56 a.m. Session Nine: Unicompartmental Through Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty Moderators:
Michael Meneghini, MD
Gregory G. Polkowski II, MD, MSc
11:00 a.m.
Paper #51
Does Intermittent Catheterization Compared to Indwelling Catheterization Decrease the Risk of Periprosthetic Joint Infection Following Total Knee Arthroplasty? Luke Garbarino, MD
New Hyde Park, NY 
11:06 a.m.
Paper #52
Dilute Povidone-Iodine Solution Prevents Intraoperative Contamination of Sterile Water Basins during Total Joint Arthroplasty J. Luke Galloway, BA
Winston-Salem, NC 
11:12 a.m.
Paper #53
A Randomized Clinical Trial of Articulating and Static Spacers in the Management of Chronic Periprosthetic Knee Infection Cindy R. Nahhas, BS
Chicago, IL 
11:18 a.m. Discussion
11:28 a.m.
Paper #54
Isolated Tibial Insert Exchange in Aseptic Revision TKA: Reliable & Durable for Wear; Less So for Instability, Insert Fracture/Dissociation, or Stiffness Matthew W. Tetreault, MD
Rochester, MN
11:34 a.m.
Paper #55
Administration of Tranexamic Acid Improves Long-Term Outcomes in Total Knee Arthroplasty Kenneth L. Urish, MD, PhD
Pittsburgh, PA 
11:40 a.m.
Paper #56
Fixed-Bearing Medial Unicondylar Knee Arthroplasty – Slight Varus, Just Right! 
Sean E. Slaven, MD
Bethesda, MD
11:46 a.m. Discussion
11:56 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Concluding Remarks Michael P. Bolognesi, MD
12:15 p.m. Adjourn
12:15 – 1:00 p.m. AAHKS and Guest Society Poster Take Down
Any posters remaining after 1:00 p.m. will be discarded.
Chantilly Ballroom


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